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Survivors of Parkland, Fla. Attack and Black Students From Chicago and New York Discuss Gun Reform and Youth Activism

White student activists from Parkland, Fla. and Black student activists from Chicago and New York come to The New School to share their experiences with gun violence, activism and organizing for gun reform laws and safe communities.

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The New School Launches a Sustainability Contest on Earth Day Using MTA Metrocards — 50,000 Metrocards Will Include a Challenge for Subway Riders: “How Would You Make NYC More Sustainable?”

The New School, a university in Greenwich Village, will be using MetroCards to launch a unique contest in which New Yorkers will be asked — via an announcement printed on the back of 50,000 subway cards — ‘How would you make New York City more sustainable?”

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Design, Justice, And Zero Waste: Exploring Pathways To The Circular Economy

Tishman Environment and Design Center at The New School and GAIA (Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives) host Design, Justice & Zero Waste: Exploring Pathways to a Circular Economy conference and research collaborative.

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Glenn Ligon, Hilton Als, Camilo José Vergara, Nancy Lublin, and Michael Gallert Named Honorary Degree Recipients By The New School

Preeminent multimedia artist Glenn Ligon; Pulitzer Prize-winning critic Hilton Als; photographer and documentarian Camilo José Vergara; social entrepreneur and Crisis Text Line CEO Nancy Lublin; and philanthropist, Windcrest Partners co-founder, and longtime New School Trustee Michael Gellert will receive honorary degrees and address graduates at The New School’s 82nd commencement exercises.

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‘Forida Project’ Director Sean Baker Named The New School’s 2018 Hirshon Director In Residence

Award-winning filmmaker Sean Baker, director of the The Florida Project and Tangerine, has been named the 2018 Hirshon Director in Residence at the School of Media Studies at The New School.

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The New School Presents Perspectives on Digital Sanctuary, AI For Social Good, And Fashion For People of All Abilities at 2018 SXSW

The New School — a progressive New York City university comprised of five schools including Parsons School of Design — returns to​ SXSW in Austin, Texas March 9-16, sharing innovative projects and perspectives that embody ​the university’s human­-centered approach to technology and design-inspired solutions to pressing issues.

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A New Global Agenda: Priorities, Practices, and Pathways of the International Community by Diana Ayton-Shenker Launches at The New School

The New School and Diana Ayton-Shenker, the university’s global catalyst senior fellow, celebrate the publication of A New Global Agenda: Priorities, Practices, and Pathways of the International Community, in which two dozen contributors from 10 countries explore ways of navigating volatile times and breaking through to a more just, sustainable, and vibrant world.

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Maya Wiley, Broadband Expert and SVP of Social Justice at The New School, Available for Comment on FCC Repeal of Net Neutrality Rules

Maya Wiley, Senior Vice President of Social Justice at The New School in New York City and an advocate for broadband equality, is available for comment on the Federal Communication Commission’s decision to dismantle net neutrality regulations and impose new rules barring state and local governments from protecting the rights of residents.

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‘Opening Up About Alzheimer’s’ With Geri And James Taylor

The New School’s Institute for Retired Professionals (IRP) hosts Opening Up About Alzheimer’s, a conversation with Geri and James Taylor, nationally noted Alzheimer’s activists who came to national attention after The New York Times published an article about the Manhattan couple last year.

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Vera List Center For Art And Politics at The New School Presents Maria Thereza Alves, Seeds Of Change: New York — A Botany Of Colonization

The Vera List Center for Art and Politics (VLC) at The New School announces an exhibition by Berlin-based, Brazilian artist Maria Thereza Alves, winner of the VLC Prize for Art and Politics 2016-2018, at The New School’s Sheila C. Johnson Design Center (SJDC) Nov. 3-27.

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